Who Should Attend the Design Gurus Summit?

Designers, marketers, front-end developers, product experts and any other creative professional will benefit from attending.

And because different people on the design team perform different jobs, here are some suggestions on how you can get the most out of the Design Gurus Summit, depending on your functional area.

The User Experience Designer: Meet Jorge Arango, author of O’Reilly’s Polar Bear book on information architecture for the web and beyond.

The Graphic Designer: Meet and mingle with an audience of creative professionals who are sure to inspire and motivate you to achieve creative greatness on your next project.

The Design Researcher: Connect with Aruna Balakrishnan, Design Research Lead at Dropbox, to discuss the finer points of design research methodology.

The Front-End Developer: Learn about the latest development trends from panelist Karl Carstensen, Principal Design Technologist at Frog Design.

The Product Designer: Meet design experts from Silicon Valley product powerhouses like Facebook, Salesforce, Netflix, Adobe and more.

The Design Manager: Hear from Meredith Black, Head of Design Operations at Pinterest on how to manage and organize a design team.

The Creative Director: Get inspired by award-winning Executive Creative Director of Butchershop Creative, Trevor Hubbard.

The Agency Executive: Listen to Nick Gould, President and COO of legendary software design agency Cooper’s talk.

The Student or Career-Changer: Learn about the design field and connect with successful professionals who may give you the break you need to jumpstart your design career.


The Marketer: Unleash the power of design and creativity to accelerate your marketing.

The Entrepreneur: Recruit talent to help you with your latest venture.

The Engineer: Use design thinking to improve performance and usability of your projects.

The Design Gurus Summit 2017 will take place on September 19th in San Francisco. Click here to get 20% off tickets.